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  • Sri Lanka troops kill three men in search for Tamil Tigers

    Sri Lanka troops kill three men in search for Tamil Tigers

    Sri Lanka's military on Friday shot dead three men during an operation against suspected Tamil separatist rebels, in the first major confrontation since the end of the island's war nearly five years ago, a spokesman said.

  • More bodies found in Sri Lanka's mass grave

    More bodies found in Sri Lanka's mass grave

    Forensic experts have found more bodies in an unmarked mass grave in Sri Lanka's northern former war zone, taking the total number to 80, an official said on Tuesday.

  • Mass grave fuels fear of thousands buried in Sri Lanka war zone

    Mass grave fuels fear of thousands buried in Sri Lanka war zone

    The discovery of a mass grave containing more than 30 skulls in northern Sri Lanka has fuelled speculation that there may be many more like it containing the remains of thousands who went missing during the island nation's nearly three-decade war.

  • Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said it will push for an independent international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the civil war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009.

  • Indian national arrested for filming in Sri Lanka

    Indian national arrested for filming in Sri Lanka

    An Indian national has been arrested in Sri Lanka on charges of filming a military installation in Kilinochchi, the former LTTE stronghold, police said today.

  • Tamils win landslide in Sri Lanka's post-war vote

    Tamils win landslide in Sri Lanka's post-war vote

    Sri Lanka's main Tamil party Sunday won a whopping landslide in the first semi-autonomous council elections in the island's north after decades of ethnic war.

  • UN rights chief Navi Pillay visits Sri Lanka, meets war survivors

    United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has assured the relatives of Tamil people who disappeared during Sri Lanka's 25-year-long civil war that he would take up their grievances with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  • John Abraham's Madras Cafe unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    John Abraham's Madras Cafe unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's Madras Cafe, which is expected to release nationwide today.

  • John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe', which is expected to release nationwide tomorrow. The Theatre Owners' Association had left the decision of screening the movie on individual theatre owners after both t...

  • Tamil group Naam Thamizhar seeks ban on Madras Cafe

    Tamil group Naam Thamizhar seeks ban on Madras Cafe

    Naam Thamizhar (We Tamils), a Tamil activist group, has sought a ban on John Abraham's upcoming flick Madras Cafe for reportedly portraying the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) members as terrorists.

  • 12 Lankan policemen arrested for murdering five Tamil students

    12 Lankan policemen arrested for murdering five Tamil students

    Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 12 elite commandos on charges of executing five Tamil students in the eastern city of Trincomalee in 2006 after falsely accusing them to be Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorists.

  • Madras High Court upholds ban on LTTE

    Madras High Court upholds ban on LTTE

    The Madras High Court has upheld the Centre's ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2010 and 2012. The ban has been renewed for years till 2014.

  • Sri Lanka blames India for protracted war

    Sri Lanka today blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.

  • UN readies for vote on Sri Lanka: five-point cheatsheet

    UN readies for vote on Sri Lanka: five-point cheatsheet

    The United Nations is gearing up for a vote on Sri Lanka this week that will hold it accountable for alleged war crimes against its ethnic Tamil population during the final phases of the bloody civilian war against the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tami...

  • Congress ministers fail to broker peace with DMK over Sri Lanka

    Congress ministers fail to broker peace with DMK over Sri Lanka

    The Prime Minister's fragile coalition is under new pressure. Senior partner DMK has threatened to withdraw its five ministers this week from the cabinet unless India asks the UN's top human rights body to hold Sri Lanka accountable for "genocide." L...

  • Trio of ministers meet Karunanidhi to broker peace over Sri Lanka

    Trio of ministers meet Karunanidhi to broker peace over Sri Lanka

    The Centre is under extreme pressure to vote against Sri Lanka on March 21, when the United Nations' top human rights body meets in Geneva. The US is moving a resolution that is expected to criticize Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes and human rights ...

  • India should vote against Sri Lanka at UN, Karunanidhi reiterates

    India should vote against Sri Lanka at UN, Karunanidhi reiterates

    The DMK in Tamil Nadu is mounting pressure on the Centre to vote against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The US is moving a motion against Sri Lanka on war crimes and rights violations against Tamil civilians during the ...

  • Choose your friends, ally DMK tells government over Lanka policy

    Choose your friends, ally DMK tells government over Lanka policy

    The Congress' biggest ally, the DMK, today said it had lost faith in the government as it joined opposition parties in demanding that India make its stand clear on alleged war crimes by the Sri Lankan government against Tamils in that country. In a s...

  • Killing of LTTE chief's son is a war crime, says Jayalalithaa

    Killing of LTTE chief's son is a war crime, says Jayalalithaa

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday described as "a war crime" the alleged cold-blooded killing of the son of the late Tamil Tigers' chief Velupillai Prabhakaran.

  • Sri Lanka denies LTTE chief's son was killed in cold blood

    Sri Lanka denies LTTE chief's son was killed in cold blood

    New photographs have emerged claiming that the 12-year-old son of the LTTE leader Prabhakaran was killed in cold blood by Sri Lankan forces.

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